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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To be of the same opinion; agree: synonym: assent.
  • intransitive verb To combine in bringing something about; act together.
  • intransitive verb To occur at the same time; coincide.
  • intransitive verb Obsolete To converge; meet.
  • intransitive verb To grant or concede.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mod. geom., the straight determined by two coplanar flat pencils.
  • To run together; meet in a point in space.
  • To come together or be accordant, as in character, action, or opinion; agree; coincide: followed by with before the person or thing and in before the object of concurrence.
  • To unite; combine; be associated: as, many causes concurred in bringing about his fall.
  • Eccles., to fall on two consecutive days, as two feasts. See concurrence, 4.
  • To assent: with to.
  • In law, to assert, with other claimants, a claim against the estate of an insolvent.
  • In English law, to unite in two or more persons the title to a single estate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To run together; to meet.
  • intransitive verb To meet in the same point; to combine or conjoin; to contribute or help toward a common object or effect.
  • intransitive verb To unite or agree (in action or opinion); to join; to act jointly; to agree; to coincide; to correspond.
  • intransitive verb obsolete To assent; to consent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To unite or agree (in action or opinion); to have a common opinion; to coincide; to correspond.
  • verb To meet in the same point; to combine or conjoin; to contribute or help towards a common object or effect.
  • verb obsolete To run together; to meet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb be in accord; be in agreement
  • verb happen simultaneously

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English concurren, from Latin concurrere, to meet, coincide : com-, com- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin concurrere ("to run together, agree")

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